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Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation Section

The objectives of this section are:

Investigating, defining standards, and promoting secondary cardiovascular disease prevention.

Including risk factor management, enhancement of healthy lifestyles, and establishment and improvement of educational, comprehensive, multidisciplinary programmes for people with established cardiovascular diseases.

Section Nucleus 2018-2020

Chair: Heinz Voeller (DE)
Chair-elect: Dominique Hansen (BE)
Secretary: Wolfram Doehner (DE)
Past-Chair: Ana Abreu (PT)

Nucleus members:

  • Marco Ambrosetti (IT)
  • Thomas Berger (AT)
  • Veronique Cornelissen (BE)
  • Ines Frederix (BE)
  • Andreas Gevaert (BE)
  • Marie Christine Iliou (FR)
  • Hareld Kemps (NL)
  • Nicolle Kraenkel (DE)
  • Jari Laukkanen (FI)
  • Roberto Pedretti (IT)  
  • Maria Simonenko (RU)
  • Matthias Wilhelm (CH)

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